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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader21, kicks off a two-month blog series on how education leaders can build critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity into their educational system.
Engage your children. Read this if you like.
Do you remember Bloom’s Taxonomy? I do – and I have to be honest – the first thing that pops into my head is not that it wasn’t my most engaging learning! I remember it in college and making sure that the 15 page lesson plan I had to turn had tried to reach as many of the
levels as possible and then again it resurfaced when we wrote essential questions and units while making sure our curriculum maps were aligned with Ohio’s Academic Content Standards. In both cases, it was the kind of work that give you a headache – almost immediately!! Come on now, be honest, I am right, aren’t I?
So, I know it will be hard to believe that I would actually craft a post on my own ed tech blog in the area of Bloom’s Taxonomy, but I have been completely converted!!!!!!! Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy…
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Great blog. I loved it, hope you will too.
This blog is good for teachers.Read it dear friends.
It’s not often that I speak in generalities about 21st century/future focused education. Usually when I speak at conferences and things I speak very practically – I show examples and videos of kids; and discuss what I think 21st Century teaching and learning looks like in an average, mainstream classroom. So I was rather worried when I was asked to present to the Northern Health School staff. These are teachers without a regular classroom; they certainly don’t have 30 students under their watch at any given time; they work with unwell students and with kids of all different ages. This, paired with the fact I had a rather limited time slot to fill meant I had a challenge on my hands!
I do like a challenge, so this is what I came up with:
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This school has many good practices in 2013.
The use of IT and GNH values practice are at its growing.
These are the snapshots of the activities carried out.
We also have good and enriching programs ahead.
Google for teachers
Projector and sound system for the classroom purposes.
Teach Tech to Teachers
Greener and cleaner Trongsa Primary School (environmental beautification)
The third day of the reading week saw a display of creativity and what has been read so far.
The image walk will help you get the truth. Read the images.
Whatever is displayed under is the creativity in action.
Reading and its next level of activities are taking shape.
All the teachers are working with ways and strategies to inculcate reading habit.
Above all, class 1(one) are ahead of time and reading. They have come up with wall display, reader’s chair. Enjoy the reading week report from Trongsa Primary School.